All I Need is Time

Okay, so it’s a little embarrassing that my last post was dated March 26.  I had every intention of documenting my Ironman triathlon training, but I didn’t account for one major obstacle…TIME.   I have spent a lot of TIME training. I have spent a lot of TIME...

My Left Foot

I’m leery of writing anything about injuries for fear that I might jinx myself.  I have spent a lot of time and effort making sure I made it to race day on August 17th in one piece.  To me, that is the ultimate goal. Whatever happens on race day, happens.  Getting to...

The Long and Lonely Road

My nightly routine has been to check the weather for the next day to mentally prepare for rain or sun (yeah, right!).  Last night I noticed that the weather report for Friday was looking grim (rain and thunderstorms…come on!).  I made a last-minute decision to do my...

It’s Good to be Right

It has been pouring all day!  It’s truly depressing.  There are puddles and mud everywhere.  Flood warnings are burning up my phone all over the state. So…why am I smiling? Because I’m not riding or running in it! I did a long pool workout and a...

It’s a Privilege

The last 7 days have been a big training week.  From Monday June 16-Saturday June 21, I logged about 15 hours of training, my biggest week to date.  It started last Monday with a wake-up call of 5:00 a.m. I swam 1.4 miles at 7:00 a.m.  Beginning at 9:30 am, I biked 65...